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Welfare Advocacy

Tactics for a New Era

By Sharon M. Dietrich, Irv Ackelsberg, Deborah L. Freedman, Louise E.Hayes & Richard P. Weishaupt

The restrictions imposed on legal services programs funded by the Legal Services Corporation do not require them to watch passively from the sidelines as welfare reform takes its toll on low-income clients. This article highlights some important areas of potential work for local programs willing to remain engaged in welfare advocacy.

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